Oak, Pin


Description: Pin Oaks are a deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate. It produces small greenish/yellow catkins in the spring. The plant prefers medium loamy and heavy, clay soils. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade or full sun. It requires moist, well-drained soil. The tree can even tolerate strong winds.

Common Name: Pin Oak

Scientific Name: Quercus palustris

Type: Deciduous, Tree

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 60-70' height, 20-45' spread

Summer Foliage Color: Green

Fall Foliage Color: Red/Bronze

Bloom Color: Yellow/Green Catkins

Bloom Period: Spring

Landscape Use: Accent, Mass Planting, Screening, Woodland Border

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 4 - 8

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Magnolia, Sumac



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